New Homes in the South West
Live the life
Buying a new home in South West England offers you a wide variety of places to live, from lively cities to quiet countryside, alongside places filled with history, creativity and everything in between, they’re ideal for all.
Things to see and do
The South West is a diverse area, and you’ll never be short of things to see and do, throughout the year.
Cornwall and Devon have lovely coastlines, cliffs and sandy stretches, providing lots of opportunity to explore the great outdoors. For something more relaxing, you can head to one of the many beaches. From secluded coves to surfing beaches, there’s something for everyone.
For livelier areas in the southwest, Bristol won’t fail to impress. Filled with energy, the creative city is a hub for the arts, and you’ll always find something new to see. Look out for Banksy street art and explore the many museums such as MShed and the Architecture Centre. An array of shops and markets will keep shoppers happy, while the city’s many restaurants and bars offer plenty of selection.
The lovely spa town of Bath is filled with history and beautiful Georgian architecture. A designated UNESCO World Heritage Site; you can experience the city’s unique hot springs, and visit the ancient Roman style baths.
Dorset is another of the South West’s lovely spots. Miles of beaches are on offer and The Jurassic Coast is England’s first natural World Heritage Site. Providing 95 miles to explore, you can lose yourself in the great outdoors here.
Wiltshire is another area with great attractions such as the medieval Salisbury Cathedral. There are also several fascinating sites to visit such as world famous Stonehenge, Avebury Stone Circle and Old Sarum.
The Cotswolds give homebuyers the choice of living in lovely villages within the countryside. Lively farmers markets, villages and lovely cafés are all on offer here, while cycling, walking and horse riding is great in this rural setting.
The South West of England has various schools and colleges throughout, for children of all ages, making the majority of areas ideal for families. There is also a wide selection of higher education facilities here, such as the University of Bath, University of Bristol and Plymouth University, amongst others.
The South West has great transport links, making it easily accessible from around the UK.
For those arriving by train, major stations across the county will connect you with destinations across the country. London can be reached in less than one hour and 40 minutes from Bristol, while it takes less than two hours to reach from Dorset.
For those travelling from further afield, there are three airports you can fly into that are close to the south west; Bristol Airport, Exeter International Airport and Newquay Airport.